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Investigation Continues Into Cause Of Zika Infection In McAllen

Local and county health officials are hoping to know more this week about how a McAllen resident contracted the Zika virus. Officials announced Friday that a private lab test confirmed a positive test for the mosquito-borne virus – the first reported case in McAllen. Health officials are concerned because the person apparently has not traveled […]


Ryan Sees Trump As ‘Chairman,’ Not Details Guy

(AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says it doesn’t concern him that President Donald Trump doesn’t offer more detailed plans to fulfill his lofty campaign promises because “I see him as more of a chairman.” Ryan made the remark in an interview on NBC’s “Today” show on Tuesday. Ryan, who has a reputation for being […]


Philippines Marshals Troops In Deadly Anti-Drug Crackdown

(AP) – The Philippines’ main antinarcotics agency has signed an agreement with the military to harness troops in President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly crackdown against illegal drugs. Military spokesman Col. Edgard Arevalo says that troops will only back up the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, which has a tiny force, in assaults against major drug suspects and […]